Scanner: Man detained after report of gun, building search

July 31, 2014
An adult male was taken into custody by Granbury police a couple of minutes past midnight Thursday near First Christian Church on Highway 377 West after officers searched a nearby building next to Lake Granbury Medical Center following a 911 call from a woman reporting a man with a gun. That’s according to emergency scanner traffic. It is unknown at this time what charges, if any, the man may face.

Four arrested at underage drinking party

July 30, 2014
Two men and two women, ranging in age from 18 to 20, were arrested at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the 4200 block of Cortez Court in the Indian Harbor subdivision as an underage alcohol party was winding down, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. A 911 call from an Indian Harbor security officer reported a disturbance at the address. All four were charged with a misdemeanor count, minor in consumption of alcohol, and released after paying a fine of $370.

Comanche Harbor woman arrested on felony drug count

July 30, 2014
Sandra Kay Martin, 46, of the 3500 block of Arrowhead Circle in the Comanche Harbor subdivision, was arrested July 20 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail records.

Auto registration office will be open Saturday

July 30, 2014
The downtown auto registration office will be open Saturday (Aug. 2) from 8 a.m. until noon. That office, which is located at 1410 W. Pearl St., is open on the first Saturday of each month. In the event that the first Saturday of the month is a holiday weekend, the office will be open on the second Saturday of the month.

Car causes damage at car wash after possible medical issue

July 29, 2014
A 59-year-old San Angelo man was transported by ambulance to Lake Granbury Medical Center early Tuesday evening after the Lincoln Town Car he was driving jumped a curb and struck a pole in front of a car wash that recently re-opened next door to Kroger, according to a Granbury police officer. Officers were investigating to find out if the man may have had a medical problem that caused the accident.

Tolar woman with burn injuries in ‘stable’ condition

July 29, 2014
Kristine Hogue, the Tolar woman who suffered burns Monday morning while trying to use gasoline on a controlled burn at her home in Tolar, was listed in “stable” condition this morning in Parkland Hospital in Dallas, according to the Fire Marshal’s Office.  Hogue suffered second- and third-degree burns on her legs and feet, Deputy Fire Marshal Jessica Sanchez said, and was also burned on her face, ears and arms.

Comanche Harbor man arrested on felony drug charge

July 29, 2014
Michael Walker Crouch, 48, of the 3500 block of Arrowhead Circle in the Comanche Harbor subdivision, was arrested July 20 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy on Tin Top Highway and charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, Hood County Jail records show.

Don’t confuse the Best of Hood County with online solicitation

July 29, 2014
An email from “Granbury Business Recognition” was received this week by a local merchant. The email states that the merchant has been selected for the 2014 Best of Granbury Awards. The timing of the email coincides the annual Best of Hood County voting sponsored by the Hood County News. “We are not in any way affiliated with the ‘Best of Granbury’ email,” said Advertising Manager Rick Craig of the Hood County News. The Best of Hood County voting has been compiled, and the results will be published on Saturday, Sept. 6 in a special section of the Hood County News. Winners will be notified by advertising representatives from the Hood County News. The Best of Granbury Award appears to originate from a post office box in Washington, DC. The email offers award plaques priced from $149 to $229.

Sports Updates

Allen competes in Texas State Junior

July 28, 2014
Tucker Allen competed in the Boys 14-Under Division of the Texas State Junior Golf Championship at Horseshoe Bay. He tied for 19th after shooting 5-over-par 149 (73-76).

Ninety-five swimmers, six track athletes headed to Games of Texas

July 23, 2014
The Granbury SEALS swim team is sending 95 members to this weekend’s Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Games of Texas in Bryan-College Station. Joining them will be four members of the Hood County Flyers and two unattached competitors from Hood County. Competition is Friday-Sunday, with opening ceremonies Thursday.